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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Senior Wellness Checks to begin

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The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is offering wellness checks to anyone 60+ who would like to be called during the stay-at-home order issued by Hays County. If you or someone you know would like a social wellness check, call 512.393.8...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 25, 2020

County Issues Order to Stay at Home, Work Safe with Curfew

Hays Co Stay Home Work Safe

To help stop the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Hays County residents will be under a Stay at Home, Work Safe Order effective March 26 at 11 p.m. and continuing until 4 a.m. on April 10, 2020. The Order may be rescinded or extended as nece...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City Closing River Parks Today Due to COVID-19

COVID-19 UPDATE GRAPHIC RIVER PARKS

In an effort to protect public health and to discourage social gathering, the City of San Marcos is closing all river front parks effective today, March 24, at 11 p.m.

Parks affected include: Rio Vista, City Park, Plaza Park, Veramendi, Bicentennial, Child...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City to Close Playscapes, Dog Park, Skate Park and Restrooms due to COVID-19

COVID-19 UPDATE GRAPIC

In an effort to encourage social distancing and discourage social gathering, the City of San Marcos is closing the Children’s Park Playscape, City Park Playscape, all neighborhood park playscapes, Dog Park, and Skate Park.

Out of an abundance of ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City to Offer Remote Services as Public Lobbies, Counters Close Beginning March 20

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In order to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) and per the Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the City of San Marcos is closing public-facing counters and most public facilities to entry from the public beginning Fri., March 20, 2...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Clarifies Order Restrictions on Restaurants & Bars

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Following yesterday’s order by San Marcos Mayor Jane Hughson to prohibit public or private community gatherings of 10 persons or more anywhere within the city limits until April 1, 2020, the City is clarifying how the occupancy restrictions appl...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Mayor’s Order Now Prohibits Gatherings Over 10 Persons

Notice : Special Announcement

Following yesterday’s order by San Marcos Mayor Jane Hughson to prohibit public or private community gatherings of 50 persons or more anywhere within the city limits, she signed a new Order today that reduces that number to 10 persons. ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Shared Use Pathway Project Construction Update

shared use pathway site at Cheatham Street bridge

Next week, residents and park patrons will see construction along the San Marcos River and below the Cheatham Street bridge. Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) contractors will begin excavation to construct a below-grade crossing at Cheatham Stree...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 19, 2020

San Marcos River Shared Use Pathway Project Underway

River and Bike Path Map

On Monday, Feb. 17 residents and park patrons will begin to see construction on a new ADA-compliant bicycle and pedestrian concrete trail in and around the areas of Children’s Park, Rio Vista Park and Ramon Lucio Park.

The trail will be a 1.7-mil...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Construction to begin on ADA trails in Purgatory Creek and Prospect Park Natural Areas

Construction

Construction will begin Wednesday, September 11, 2019 to make several trails ADA accessible at Purgatory Creek and Prospect Park Natural Areas. There will be various trail closures. Construction is expected to be completed Spring 2020. The public is asked...

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Parks & Recreation